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Study: Brain Size Dictates Anxiety, Negativity Levels In People

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Dec 15, 2017 … CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Size matters, when it comes to your brain and anxiety. A new study finds that when the area of the brain behind the temples known for regulating emotions is smaller than normal, individuals are more likely to feel anxious and see things in a negative light more frequently. Researchers at the University of…

Nervous Nation: 1 In 5 Americans Believe They Have An Undiagnosed Anxiety Disorder

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Oct 10, 2019 … NEW YORK — Anxiety has always been an uncomfortable fact of life. Even the calmest of individuals experience the occasional nervous moment, but is anxiety on the rise in modern society? According to a new survey of 2,000 Americans, the answer is a resounding yes. A shocking one in five respondents say they feel anxious so…

Social Anxiety Might Be Genetic, Study Finds

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Mar 22, 2017 … BONN, Germany — If meeting new people can be a harrowing experience for you, it may be an inherited trait, a new study finds. Research conducted at the University of Bonn suggests that social anxiety might actually be genetic. The researchers found that a single gene called “SLC6A4” could be linked to the condition, which also means there…

Separation Anxiety In Dogs Often A Symptom Of Fido’s Underlying Frustrations

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Mar 20, 2020 … LINCOLN, England — The dog lovers of the world have long preached of the complexity of pups, but now we all have scientific evidence to back up that claim as well. While dogs can appear one dimensional at first consideration, our faithful companions feel sad, happy, angry, and anxious just like the rest of us. That’s…

Self-Medication: Study Finds Deep Sleep ‘Rewires’ The Brain To Eliminate Anxiety

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Dec 31, 2019 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Anxiety and stress are universal human conditions, experienced to some degree by everyone at various times in their life. While some are less prone to bouts of anxiety than others, we’ve all felt especially fried after a long day filled with trials and tribulations. Society tells us there are various ways to reduce…

Relaxation Techniques Cause Many With Anxiety To Feel Even Worse, Study Finds

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Oct 17, 2019 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Bills, deadlines, obligations and responsibilities. We all have plenty of reasons to stress out on any given day of the week, but most people are able to put their worries aside for at least a couple of hours each day and relax. That, however, is much easier said than done for people…

Can’t Stop Swiping: Dating App Addiction Fueled By Loneliness And Social Anxiety, Study Finds

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Jul 31, 2019 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dating apps like Tinder and Bumble have changed the way millions of people meet each other and make connections, but just like so many other aspects of digital life these apps have a tendency to become habit-forming. Some people even end up becoming so addicted that it gets in the way of their…

Study: Not eating enough fruits and vegetables could lead to anxiety disorders

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Aug 11, 2020 … TORONTO, Ontario — It’s generally accepted that a healthy body can lead to a healthy mind. A recent study is backing that up by revealing your fruit and vegetable intake — or lack thereof — can lead to anxiety disorders. Researchers from the University of Toronto add that excessive body fat can also increase the…

On Edge? Survey Finds 1 In 5 Adults More Anxious Than They Were 5 Years Ago

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Jun 27, 2019 … GUERNSEY — Technology has simplified our lives in ways that would have been unimaginable just a few decades ago. Never before has information been so readily available at our fingertips, but at the same time that also means our responsibilities are always just a buzz away as well. These modern-life demands and pressures, a new…

About One In 20 American Children Have Depression Or Anxiety, Study Reveals

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Jan 20, 2019 … ATLANTA — Analysis of nationwide data revealed that 2.6 million American children — more than 1 in every 20 — were diagnosed with anxiety and/or depression between 2011 and 2012. According to the report, anxiety in children and adolescents increased in the United States, while depression diagnoses have remained at the same levels as previous…

No Meds Needed: Study Finds Doing This Eases Anxiety

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Feb 05, 2017 … WASHINGTON — Pharmaceutical companies may need a dose of their own medications. A new study finds the best treatment for anxiety may not come from your local pharmacy, but rather a quiet room in your home. The study, published in the Jan. 24 edition of Psychiatry Research, confirmed that eight-weeks of mindfulness meditation can be crucially…

Yoga can improve symptoms for people dealing with anxiety disorders

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Oct 09, 2020 … NEW YORK — For people dealing with anxiety, nervousness and feelings of worry are constant reminders that something is wrong. These feelings may be running especially high amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Although mental health treatments are readily available, not everyone has access or wants to participate. A study finds those seeking a different approach should turn…

Anxiety Could Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Suggests

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Aug 22, 2018 … BOSTON — A recent study shows that worsening symptoms of anxiety in adulthood may be linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. While previous studies have shown depression and other mental disorders can be predictors of Alzheimer’s disease in its “pre-clinical” phase — when deposits of fibrillar amyloid and pathological tau build up in the…

People Who Watch News More Likely To Have Anxiety About ISIS, Study Finds

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Jun 10, 2017 … RAMAT GAN, Israel — Following the most recent terror attacks in England, it’s no surprise that anxiety levels are high for many across the globe. The fear of being a victim of future attacks is causing people to think twice about attending large public events, and some are even canceling major trips overseas all together…

Majority Of Children Regularly Battling Anxiety: ‘Possibly Most Stressed Generation Ever’

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Nov 05, 2019 … New survey reveals that children as young as seven are experiencing symptoms of anxiety quite often. More than half of the parents surveyed admit feeling anxious “all the time” themselves. LONDON — It’s becoming more and more common these days for adults to report feeling overwhelmingly stressed and anxious on a daily basis. Now, a disconcerting…

Anxiety, Depression Damaging To Retirement Savings, Study Finds

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Sep 29, 2017 … ITHACA, N.Y. — Retirement doesn’t look as alluring for those afflicted with psychological issues, a new study finds. Researchers at Cornell University recently conducted a poll, finding that those who suffered from mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression, were less prepared financially for retirement than their peers. Specifically, those suffering from depression or…

Children Manage Stress, Anxiety Better by Doing Yoga At School, Study Finds

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Apr 17, 2018 … NEW ORLEANS — Keeping young minds happy and healthy as school grows more challenging can pose a challenge for parents, but a new study finds that the schools themselves can help to greatly reduce anxiety a child may be experiencing. Researchers from Tulane University found that school-based yoga helped improve the emotional health and overall well-being…

Study: Fish Oil Supplements Have Little To No Effect On Anxiety, Depression

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Nov 08, 2019 … EAST ANGLIA, England — Omega-3 fatty acids, found in various nuts, seeds, and oily fish such as salmon, are undeniably good for you. Medical research has found this essential fat to be beneficial to eye, skin, and brain health, among other perks. Besides these physical benefits, omega-3s have also been touted as a mental health aid…

Wearable Device Accurately Detects Anxiety, Depression In Young Children In Seconds

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Jul 20, 2019 … BURLINGTON, Vt. — It can be difficult for many parents to decide that their moody child isn’t just displaying typical teenage angst, and that there’s a more serious problem that needs professional attention. Now new technology could help make things easier. A wearable device developed as a mental health screening method for children has been…

Study: Just 10 Minutes of Meditation Increases Focus, Reduces Anxiety

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May 01, 2017 … WATERLOO, Ontario — Taking just a few minutes out of your day to sort out your thoughts through meditation may not only reduce anxiety, it may also help with finishing any everyday chores, a new study finds. The University of Waterloo study on mindfulness — defined as paying attention on purpose and being in the…

Study: 8 Hours Of Sleep An Easy Antidote For Depression, Anxiety

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Jun 13, 2018 … BINGHAMTON, New York — Not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night may do more than make someone groggy and unfocused. It may even lead to depression and anxiety, according to a new study. Researchers at Binghamton University found that people who do not get enough sleep are more likely to struggle with…